Last Activity:03-23-2009 5:06 AM
Posted in thread: CF Chiller vs. IC Chiller on 03-14-2009 at 12:49 AM
I understand the difference between the two and their operation, I am just looking for people
to convince me one way or the other what I need.For me the main consideration with every choice
Posted in thread: What exactly am I do to my beer by going to secondary early? on 03-14-2009 at 12:19 AM
I think the long running debate over racking to secondary basically shows that any benefits are
minor to non-existent. If it really made beer that much better then everyone would be in
agreement that ...
Posted in thread: Word of warning : Don't Leave Full CO2 Tanks in Hot Car! on 03-13-2009 at 03:48 PM
or......P1V1/T1 = P2V2/T2 :mug:The thing is, this doesn't apply with CO2 tanks because the CO2
liquifies under pressure. If the CO2 was obeying ideal gas laws then a typical 2.6 litre
Posted in thread: Vienna or Pilsner?? on 11-02-2008 at 01:17 AM
How well kilned is the 2-row? I would normally expect APA to be entirely Pale Malt (which is
basically just another name for Vienna) plus a little crystal. If you're sticking significant
Munich in I'd...
Posted in thread: Still illegal in Oklahoma? on 11-02-2008 at 01:10 AM
Wow....being illegal simply blows my mind....I wonder why. The 100gallon limit irritates me
too....does it help the BMC regulate us so that we don't cut into there market lol.Probably why
Pot has such...
Posted in thread: Hot Side Aeration...It's Not a Myth!!! (Maybe it is) on 11-02-2008 at 12:41 AM
Good plan, ditching a batch because the hydro samples are not so tasty is a waste. Bad water,
sick yeast, bacteria, mold, the list of things that can cause off flavors is long and
Posted in thread: Thin white film floating in secondary? on 01-01-2008 at 01:24 AM
Have you ever seen a similar film floating on a glass of beer? If so it's probably just very
fine CO2 bubbles.
Posted in thread: Some hop advice please? (Dry hopping) on 01-01-2008 at 01:10 AM
Thanks guys.Any advice about amounts to use? I'd like to moderately hop the Pilsner, but I'd
like to go pretty aggressive with the Pale Ale.No boil with these kits guys, just dump the pre
Posted in thread: Some hop advice please? (Dry hopping) on 12-31-2007 at 10:39 PM
If you were to use them though, I'd use the saaz for the pilsner and cascade for the pale
ale.I'd second those choices though personally I don't mind dry hopping with pellets - if you
put them in at t...
Posted in thread: First IPA is Harsh! on 12-31-2007 at 08:00 PM
Will aerating help in the future? Do those fish-tank pumps work?The three most important points
are: sufficient yeast, sufficient aeration and sufficient nutrients. Get these three right plus